3 days ago

3 days ago

Escape attempt leads to elevated security status for Kent murder suspect

Herrin jumped into the back seat of a Lyft car stopped at a red light at Yesler Way and Eighth Avenue, and he repeatedly slapped the driver in the back of the head while yelling at him to drive,  the charges say.

    Escape attempt leads to elevated security status for Kent murder suspect
    As an ultra-security inmate, Giovanni Herrin, 19, will be required to wear leg irons and a belly chain ­- with his hands chained to his waist - any time he is removed from his cell. Share story King County prosecutors say murder suspect Giovanni Herrin fabricated three medical emergencies over two days in early July as part of an ongoing plan to escape custody.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

4 days ago

6 days ago

Charge: Accused killer made up bogus illnesses to escape custody in Seattle

The escape ended with two King County Jail officers tracking him down on Eighth Avenue and Yesler Way and one of the officers shooting Herrin in the shoulder.

    Charge: Accused killer made up bogus illnesses to escape custody in Seattle
    Giovanni Herrin, charged with killing his girlfriend in Kent, left Harborview Medical Center while two guards were tasked with watching him Giovanni Herrin was secured in four-point restraints on a gurney at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center emergency room July 4 when he saw an opportunity.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Jul 06

Murder suspect shot by jail guard slipped out of restraints, ran from Seattle hospital

...shirt – get into the back seat of a car stopped at a red light at Yesler Way and Eighth Avenue, the statement says...

    Murder suspect shot by jail guard slipped out of restraints, ran from Seattle hospital
    One jail guard left the room at Harborview and a second guard was briefly distracted, providing a window of opportunity for Giovanni Herrin to slip out, according to Seattle police. After a foot pursuit, Herrin was shot by one of the guards after he allegedly tried to coerce a Lyft driver into driving him out of the area.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jul 06

ID shrimp burglar

Police were called to the business in the 1200 block of South Main Street just before 2 a.m. on June 25, and spotted the man walking out of the business.

    ID shrimp burglar
    By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A 45-year-old man was arrested for the second time in less than a week for targeting the same International District deli's shrimp supply. Police were called to the business in the 1200 block of South Main Street just before 2 a.m.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

Jul 06

Murder suspect shot by jail guard released from hospital, faces escape and robbery charges

Herrin was shot by a King County Jail guard Wednesday morning near 8th Avenue and Yesler Way, about two blocks south of the hospital campus, Seattle police reported. He was taken back to Harborview and treated for what was described as a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

    Murder suspect shot by jail guard released from hospital, faces escape and robbery charges
    Seattle police didn't release an update on the ongoing investigation into the non-fatal shooting of Giovanni Herrin Wednesday by a King County jail guard. Herrin is accused of fleeing from Harborview Medical Center, where he had been taken after complaining that he wasn't feeling well.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jul 04

Corrections officer shoots escaped murder suspect near downtown Seattle

Jail officers chased after the suspect and caught up with him a few blocks away. Shots were fired by the jail officers during the foot chase, and the suspect was struck by one bullet near 8th Avenue and Yesler Way.

    Corrections officer shoots escaped murder suspect near downtown Seattle
    A murder suspect who escaped Wednesday from a Harborview Medical Center ward was shot and wounded near downtown Seattle by a corrections officer who chased after the suspect. The incident unfolded at around 10:15 a.m. after the murder suspect, a King County Jail inmate, was brought to Harborview for treatment of an undisclosed ailment, said Assistant Seattle Police Chief Mark Garth Green.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Jul 04

Man Accused of Murdering 18 Year Old Kent Woman Shot and Injured by Jail Guards During Hospital Escape

The guards chased him, but were not able to capture him. One guard shot the suspect at 8th and Yesler, and jail staff placed him back into custody at that time.

    Man Accused of Murdering 18 Year Old Kent Woman Shot and Injured by Jail Guards During Hospital Escape
    King County Jail officers shot and injured a fleeing murder suspect after he escaped from custody at Harborview Medical Center earlier this morning. The suspect, a 19 year old man, was under guard at Harborview Medical Center when he fled and ran out the hospital doors at around 10:14 a.m.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

Jul 04

Corrections officer shoots escaped murder suspect near downtown Seattle

Jail officers chased after the suspect and caught up with him a few blocks away. Shots were fired by the jail officers during the foot chase, and the suspect was struck by one bullet near 8th Avenue and Yesler Way.

    Corrections officer shoots escaped murder suspect near downtown Seattle
    A murder suspect who escaped Wednesday from a Harborview Medical Center ward was shot and wounded near downtown Seattle by a corrections officer who chased after the suspect. The incident unfolded at around 10:15 a.m. after the murder suspect, a King County Jail inmate, was brought to Harborview for treatment of an undisclosed ailment, said Assistant Seattle Police Chief Mark Garth Green.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Jul 04

King County Jail guard shoots, wounds prisoner who escaped from Harborview

A guard from the King County Jail shot and wounded a prisoner – a murder suspect –Wednesday morning at Eighth Avenue and Yesler Way, after the prisoner escaped from Harborview Medical Center.

    Seattle police report officer-involved shooting at Eighth and Yesler
    A suspect is being treated at Harborview Medical Center after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning at Eighth Avenue and Yesler Way, according to Seattle police. It was not immediately clear for which law-enforcement agency the officer works. The department tweeted...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jul 04

King County Jail staff member shoots murder suspect in downtown Seattle

Seattle police said no officers were hurt in the shooting at 8th and Yesler.

    King County Jail staff member shoots murder suspect in downtown Seattle
    SEATTLE - A member of the King County Jail staff shot a murder suspect in downtown Seattle on Wednesday morning, police said. Seattle police said no officers were hurt in the shooting at 8th and Yesler. The suspect was under supervision at Harborview Medical Center, but escaped and was shot.
    https://q13fox.com

Jul 04

Police investigating officer involved shooting in Yesler

Yesler Way was closed off at 6th Avenue for the shooting. Medics were called to the scene at 8th Avenue and Yesler Way, around 10:19 a.m.

    Police investigating officer involved shooting in Yesler
    Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Wednesday morning. Yesler Way was closed off at 6th Avenue for the shooting. Medics were called to the scene at 8th Avenue and Yesler Way, around 10:19 a.m. Seattle Police said no officers were injured and the suspect was receiving emergency care at Harborview.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Jul 04

Seattle police report officer-involved shooting at Eighth and Yesler

Seattle police report officer-involved shooting at Eighth and Yesler

    Seattle police report officer-involved shooting at Eighth and Yesler
    A suspect is being treated at Harborview Medical Center after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning at Eighth Avenue and Yesler Way, according to Seattle police. It was not immediately clear for which law-enforcement agency the officer works. The department tweeted...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jul 04

Police investigating officer involved shooting in Yesler

Yesler Way was closed off at 6th Avenue for the shooting. Medics were called to the scene at 8th Avenue and Yesler Way, around 10:19 a.m.

    Police investigating officer involved shooting in Yesler
    Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Wednesday morning. Yesler Way was closed off at 6th Avenue for the shooting. Medics were called to the scene at 8th Avenue and Yesler Way, around 10:19 a.m. Seattle Police said no officers were injured and the suspect was receiving emergency care at Harborview.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Jul 03

Learn how to get funding for your community project!

Yesler Community Center, 917 E. Yesler Way

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2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S

University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE

    Learn how to get funding for your community project! - Front Porch
    Our Neighborhood Matching Fund staff will be hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to the fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund are invited to attend.
    http://frontporch.seattle.gov

Jun 25

World’s Worst Shrimp Burglar Arrested For Second Time in a Week

Police were called to the business in the 1200 block of South Main Street just before 2 AM and spotted the suspect walking out of the business.

    World's Worst Shrimp Burglar Arrested For Second Time in a Week
    If there is an award for being terrible at stealing shrimp, a 45-year-old burglar has certainly won it after he was arrested for the second time in less than a week for targeting the same International District deli's shrimp supply.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

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